1. FYI WIRZ: IndyCar's Eddie Cheever and Scott Goodyear Talk Fast Minds

    It’s an observation in the National Football League among players and especially Pro Bowlers that a fast brain develops a fast body. In motorsports, it may take more than a fast brain and body...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Point Leaders Talk Home Turf at Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

    NASCAR 's longest show, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, will take place on the 1.5 mile quad-oval track with 24 degree banking Sunday, May 26 in Concord, North Carolina...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Leaders Won't Lose Points in Sprint All-Star Race at CMS

    The Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) will go about 90 laps (135 miles) in five segments on the 1.5-mile track this Saturday night in Concord, N.C. and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead will not change...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR, NHRA and IndyCar Drivers Define the Feel of Racing Momentum

    Encarta Dictionary defines momentum as the power to increase or develop at an ever growing pace. They also call momentum the speed or force of forward movement of an object...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Matt Kenseth, Top Drivers Talk Darlington Final Flag

    Maybe the final flag at Darlington Raceway should be called the tattered flag, not the checkered flag, owing to the winning walls that surround the 1.366-mile oval with 25-degree banking...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Fastest with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Talk Wall Hits at Darlington

    Darlington Raceway walls always win. Ask any NASCAR driver, past or present. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series roars to action during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 May 11 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington , South Carolina...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Fast World of Davids vs. Goliaths, Titans vs. Mother Nature

    Sunday’s epic 499-mile race on the 2.66-mile tri -oval at Talladega Superspeedway was a complex mix of multi -car crashes, rain delays and high-tech machinery...

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  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Reporter Feels NHRA Four Wide Power in Stock Car Territory

    National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing fans and drivers often say to experience real side-by-side racing, you have to go to the track...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Aces with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Talk Talladega Race 10

    NASCAR’s longest rack, the 2.66-mile tri-oval Talladega Superspeedway, began a lengthy history on 2000 acres with its inaugural race on September 14, 1969...

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  10. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Lame Duck Kevin Harvick and More Talk Richmond Race 9

    Kevin Harvick launched from seventh place on the final restart during the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway to get out front and take the checkered flag. The No...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 with Kasey Kahne Talk Short Track Race 9 in Richmond

    NASCAR drivers are eager to compete in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Fans with one of the 97,912 tickets will enjoy short-track skirmishing on the ...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr, Kasey Kahne Back in Top 5 After Race 8

    NASCAR ’s STP 400 in Kansas had an abundance of crashes and cautions while providing a thrilling duel at the end between winner Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Shuffled as Cup Teams Prep for Race 8 in Kansas

    Jimmie Johnson maintained his position as point leader in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heading into the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway while the top five dramatically changed as a result of racing and penalties...

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  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Slips, Carl Edwards Climbs After Race 7

    Tony Stewart has said in the past that it takes at least five races to see which teams are going to be strong for the long NASCAR Sprint Cup season...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 with Jimmie Johnson Talk Race 7 in Fast Texas

    NASCAR takes to racing under the lights this Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas. The 1.5-mile oval track with 24-degree banking sits on a Texas-sized property of about 1,500 acres and has abundant seating for 122,377...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Fast 5 with Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon Talk Bumpy Race 6

    Only 22 of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup cars finished on the lead lap or 500 times around the .526-mile Martinsville Speedway racetrack this past weekend...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: 6 Views by NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Martinsville

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes off a break for Easter weekend by heading into Martinsville Speedway, the track that has been on the NASCAR schedule since its first sanctioned race on July 4, 1948...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR Top 5 Rested for Race 6 in Martinsville

    Sprint Cup drivers and team members look forward to the few weeks in the long NASCAR schedule when no races are planned. With a rare week off they can either be rested at home or weary from special vacation activities...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: Two Indycar and NHRA Motorsports Fans Prove Honesty Counts

    Motorsports fans are great. They favor drivers but enjoy the roar and the action that competing motors and wheels inherently bring. Motorsports fans are often helpful and friendly as well...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: IndyCar Gets Fast Foggy Start at Picturesque St. Peterburg

    IZOD IndyCar’s first race of the 2013 season on Sunday was planned for sunny March days in downtown St. Petersburg. Planners always have bright hopes and the local chamber of commerce had two perfect Honda Grand Prix of St...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 5 at Long California Track

    NASCAR 's fifth race of 36, the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway, will roar to life with the green flag on March 24...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NHRA's East Coast Gem Is Gatornationals Spring Race in Gainesville

    When winter winds are still howling in northern states, the lure of balmy air and abundant sunshine in Florida in spring is the reason the Sunshine State is so populated...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 with Kasey Kahne and Keselowski Talk Bristol Race 4

    The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn., on the iconic 0.533-mile concrete oval with 14-degree banking, is over for March 2013...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 with Keselowski and Earnhardt Jr. Talk Bristol

    NASCAR returns to the magical bull-ring with the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn., on March 17. BMS is the iconic 0...

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  25. FYI WIRZ: Growing Up in Racing with Kyle and Richard Petty, Edsel Ford II, JEGS

    This reporter was fortunate to attend the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, Daytona Thunder Fan Fest testing, Speedweeks with Daytona International Speedway NASCAR media day and more this first quarter of 2013...

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